Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo: Bracket 3
With four spots in each event taken for the Semifinal so far, we head into Bracket 3 of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo to fill two more.
Taylor Broussard is currently your No. 5 bareback rider in the World. He has matched up with War Rock of Dakota Rodeo in Round Two, this horse came out on top in the one out he has had in 2023. Garrett Shadbolt is your No. 1 cowboy in the World coming in hot after a win at the National Western. His matchups include Andrews Rodeo’s Trophy Wife and Top Dollar.
We have seen steer wrestler Shane Frey helping other bulldoggers during other brackets and it is finally his time to shine come Bracket 3. Meanwhile, Timmy Sparing is fresh off of his first National Finals Rodeo qualification and after no luck in Denver, Fort Worth is next up for the Montana cowboy.
Clay Smith and Jake Long are also coming into Fort Worth carrying momentum from a big win at the National Western. The duo did not have the best luck in 2022 but they have been on a roll so far this winter.
|Korbin Rice||Reed Boos|
|Chester Kidd||Lane Mitchell|
|Clay Smith||Jake Long|
|Shay Carroll||Evan Arnold|
|Jake Cooper||Tyler McKnight|
|Rhen Richard||Jeremy Buhler|
|Chad Masters||Trey Yates|
SADDLE BRONC RIDING
Your No. 1 saddle bronc rider is Shorty Garrett and you will see him out in Bracket 3. Both draws for Garrett are rematches. Round 1 is Andrews Rodeo’s Net Flix and Round 2 is a rematch with Andrews Rodeo’s Brutus that will have Garrett looking for redemption after Brutus bucked him off in San Antonio.
Westyn Hughes had success during Round 2 during 2022. He is out tonight and looking for another Semifinals qualification and more. Kyle Lucas is another calf roper coming for redemption after a 10.6 and a no time from 2022.
The breakaway roping is bringing some of the best from 2022’s Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Your defending champion Kelsie Domer is out along with last year’s Wildcard standout, Tacy Webb.
Bracket 3’s barrel racing is full of ladies that are used to success. Brittney Sporer, formally Brittney Barnett, is on her horse, Paint, is a fan favorite, dynamite little horse that clocks anywhere she goes. While Katie Pascoe’s big sorrel, Naughty, can never be underestimated.
One bull rider who has had all eyes on him since his NFR debut is Tristen Hutchings. The Idaho cowboy has been undeniable, already making his presence known this 2023 season. Another cowboy that is climbing the standings is Texas’ Tyler Taylor. With success coming his way in both Denver and at the Fort Worth Bulls’ Night Out, he is one to watch.
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